aimpoint

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noun aim·point \ˈām-ˌpȯint\

Definition of aimpoint

plural

aimpoints

  1. :  a precise location or a point on a target at which something (such as a guided missile) is aimed … the delivery accuracy is a measure of the variation of the impact point about the intended aimpoint. — George M. Siouris, Missile Guidance and Control Systems, 2004

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Origin and Etymology of aimpoint

1aim + 1point


First Known Use: 1905


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